First Alert: Drier air as weak cold front moves through

First Alert Forecast 10 p.m. 8/13

(KFVS) - Oppressively hot and humid today.

Slightly drier air will accompany a weak cold front moving through the area this afternoon. There could be an isolated thunderstorm or two develop, but most of the area will remain dry.

Temperatures are still very warm, but heat indices in the area are running about ten degree cooler in most of the area.

This evening will remain warm with temperatures slowly falling into the 70s. Lows in the mid 60s to the lower 70s.

Wow look how low some of us didn't go!!! These were the lows from this morning!!! Did you notice how warm it was when you stepped outside?

Posted by Laura Wibbenmeyer KFVS on Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Wednesday looks sunny and warm. Highs will reach the upper 80s and lower 90s. The heat index will be between 95 and 100 degrees in most areas.

Thursday will look much nicer, but the heat will return by the weekend.

Ameren Customers without power in Illinois:

  • Franklin Co. - 17
  • Jackson Co. - 837
  • Massac Co. - 11
  • Perry Co. - 698
  • Randolph Co. - 789

Ameren Customers without power in Missouri:

  • St. Francois Co. - 691

Citizens Electric Corp. is reporting 232 members without power in Missouri.

  • Ste. Genevieve Co. - 232

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